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National Aboriginal Day

Posted June 21st, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Today, June 21st, is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Sine 1996, this day has been set aside to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, collectively known as Aboriginal or Indigenous Peoples (https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100013248/1100100013249). As… Read More »


World Refugee Day – Family Reunification

Posted June 16th, 2017 - Read Article - 2 Comments - Leave a Response

June 20th is World Refugee Day. “An unprecedented 65.3 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 21.3 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18.” (Source – http://www.unhcr.org/figures-at-a-glance.html). “Family separation has devastating impacts on… Read More »


Easter Baptisms – Part 5

Posted June 14th, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Here’s part 5 of our Easter Sunday baptism series. This one was submitted by Rev. Dr. Rhonda Britton, Senior Pastor of Cornwallis Street Baptist Church in Halifax, NS. This also appears on the cover of our most recent Connect brochure sent out to churches. Cornwallis… Read More »


Easter Baptisms – Part 2

Posted June 5th, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Here’s part two of our Easter Sunday baptism series. This one was sent in by Rev. Gordon Dickinson and describes baptism as a pastor and a parent. The baptisms took place at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cornwall site, PEI. “This year, the celebration of Easter Sunday… Read More »


Refugee Rights Day

Posted March 31st, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

Tuesday April 4th is Refugee Rights Day in Canada. Canada’s reputation as a refugee receiving country is at an all-time high. Our private sponsorship program is particularly admired, but there’s room for improvement – especially around family re-unification. To welcome a refugee family and then… Read More »


Lent

Posted March 1st, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

“What are you giving up?” This is a question we will hear this time of year in reference to the season of Lent. Lent is not something many Baptists know much about let alone practice. It has not been a part of our tradition. We’re… Read More »


A Quiet Resolve

Posted February 15th, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

What do these have in common: A pardon, a stamp, a ferry, and a $10 banknote? They all bear the name of a reluctant Canadian heroine who championed NS human rights for herself and her community. They are a testimony to the power of justice… Read More »


Seeing Our Neighbours

Posted February 8th, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

An indicator that I was living less by the Holy Spirit and more by stress was that the people in my life lost distinctiveness. They became background and blurry. I wouldn’t ask them questions or listen to answers. I forgot names, faces and everything else…. Read More »


Student Research Projects

Posted February 3rd, 2017 - Read Article - No Comments - Leave a Response

An important part of university study involves research and surveys that can help students learn more about a particular aspect or issue in their major field of study. These research projects can often have benefits for the community or group that is being asked to… Read More »


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